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    Promostaff, West Midlands

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    Promostaff, South East

    When I was just starting out in the promotions industry SFS was invaluable. It gave me addresses, advice, my first introductions and most of all jobs! To begin with I never said no - I did absolutely everything. I ... read more.

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Michele's Profile

Experience Summary

I am self motivated, pro-active and driven. I possess an excellent business acumen coupled with a strong understanding of the sales environment. • I have a positive, 'can do' attitude and I am eager to succeed. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. These include enhanced influencing, presentation and leadership skills, team working, inter-personal and professional sales skills. I will be flexible and a team player. • As an ideal candidate I am passionate and want to work for a business that encourages an entrepreneurial spirit. I am results orientated and demonstrate high energy, drive, ambition and development potential. In return, I want to be in an environment that will both stretch, stimulate and reward. •I have a methodical approach combined with creativity, determination and persistence. • Excellent personal presentation. • A results orientated and target driven personality who has the credibility to relate to customers. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

10 years + in the Industry, Managing Promotions for various Clients, smoothly and successfully. Moritz trained Colour Consultant. I have a City & Guilds qualification in Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy. Area Manager with 10 staff for large multi national company - Recruiting, Interviewing,Training, Right to Work checks, Auditing, Compliance and Reporting were some of my responsibilities.

Skills

Other Skills

A natural motivator and manipulator in a positive sense, I find it easy to persuade potential clients to buy from me, traffic stopping is my forte, encouraging others to achieve the right result. I have been practicing Latin 'Salsa, Bachata, Tango, Dancing for 10 years, I attend Congress's all over the World.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Ideal Home Exhibition London, Scottish National Wedding Show, Clothes Show, Royal Welsh, Knit & Stitch

  • Auditing

    Stock Control, assessing stock requirements, minimising purchase costs and maximising efficiency for the company. Auditing for hair & beauty product, Merchandising & Mystery shopping assignments.M&S, ASDA, Wilkinsons magazines, GSK lucozade/Ribena.

  • Automotive

    Citroen training and promotion.

  • Chef

    Cookery demonstrations and sampling at Exhibitions, shows and in supermarkets & warehouses. Worked at various restaurants and hotels, preparing and cooking food.

  • Conferences

    Mobile Communication Conference at NEC SPAF Academy Website Launch at the PCSS Conference. Presenting, demonstrating and recording feedback via IPad for a doctors website. Harrogate Christmas show

  • Costume and Character

    Costume work for Promotional activities. Virgin media HD promotion. Pritt Stick at ASDA House, Pntomime Cow for SteakHouse resturant PR Promotion

  • Credit Card Trained

    American Express. A Sales & maintenance campaign visiting Business's in West & North Yorkshire.

  • Data Capture

    Recording information using a PDA. SMP, Nescafe,Philips, Tesco's Broadband, Panasonic, NHS, Pet Supermarket, ASDA! American Express.

  • Demonstration

    Demonstrating many QVC & 'WOW' factor products over the years, these have included Health,, Hair & Beauty,household,Beds & Mattresses, Motor Homes. Panasonic fridge freezer and washing machines. Electrical beauty products - Philips -Lumea IPL, Sonicare, Shavers, Avent, Remington, Cosmetics & Fragrances - Olay, L'Oreal, Garnier, Johnson & Johnson. Nokia N8,BlackBerry,Haewei handsets. Printers and cameras.

  • Event Management

    Selecting & booking stand space, recruiting & training staff, organising & booking accommodation & transport, completing paperwork, sourcing & purchasing stock. Batiste, Various hair (accessories, pieces, extensions & beauty products. Feminine products. Train Staion events. Event Manager for Stoptober, driving van, putting up large inflatable, managing teams around the country. Belvita, Smart Water, Batist, Tresemme, McVities, Honey, The Guardian, Lil lets, Star Wars, Diet Coke, Trebor

  • Exhibitions

    Wedding Shows, Vitality, Profesional Hair & Beauty, Ideal home exhibitions, Health & Spa, Ski & Snow, Destinations- Holiday & Travel , BBC Food Show, Clothes Show, Agricultural & County, Caravan & camping, Boat & Motor shows. Creative Stitch, Chester Racecourse IDH, Tatton Park design show, Harrogate Tools Show, Great Yorkshire Show, Christmas Fair, Internet World, Royal Welsh

  • Fragrance / Counter Cover

    Estee Lauder, Guerlain, Elizabeth Arden, Givenchy, L'Oreal, Gucci , Lacoste, Valentino, Hugo Boss, Dolce & Gabbanna, Ghost, Christina Agileria, Avril Lavine. Dunhill, Emilio Pucci, Lancome. Counter cover and product demonstration for Chanel, Max Factor.

  • Hospitality

    Serving customer food and drinks at various shows including the Boat Show NEC, Cheltenham Racecourse, and Regimental dinners. Silver Service trained. Harrogate International Centre - keeping trade customers fed & watered.

  • In-store / Store approved

    Harvey Nichols, Boots, House of Fraser, Debenhams,Tesco,Beatties, ASDA, Sainsburys, Comet, Co op, BHS, Superdrug, Makro, Cosco, Budgeons, Nisa, Curry's, Morrisons,Loyalty Events in M&S and Boots.

  • Leafleting

    Tools Show - Products for Testing. Manchester Skyrider event. Adfield Harvery Eureka promotion - Contact Field Marketing. Gym promotions Diesel - Goal Academy Corn Exchange, Northern Ballet - Executional Ltd, Jessops - Simply, Funky Pigeon-WhSmith, Virgin Media, Clas Olsen, Asda - CPM Guardian/Observer, First Buses

  • Merchandising

    Checking and imposing Planogram or promotional compliance, creating increased visibility using either POS or the product itself and securing additional displays where excess space is available. Replenishing stock. Intoducing new products. Recording stock information and uploading photographs. SMP, CPM, CFM, Makeup Academy.Shoe Assessories, Wrigleys,Fuji film,Tom,tom tactical merchanising. American Express. Nokia N8, Amber Solaire, SARS Training.

  • Modelling

    Body paint model for Skyns Mates Condoms Campaign in bars and clubs in Leeds.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Employed by GfK Mystery Shopping Services Ltd, Retail Active, Maxim Retail,and others to go into shops, restaurants, hotels and other organisations as an anonymous undercover customer to check their products, level of service, presentation, advertising/ marketing etc. Observe & report on, documenting times, online reporting of well known High Street Banks, Hospitals, Pharmacies, retail outlets. Online projects. Shell Fit & Strong campaign.RAC

  • Presenting

    Well versed in creating scripted presentation for products and services to be sold by myself and others in the field.

  • Rigging

    Working as part of a team to set up stands for Roadshows and Exhibitions. Setting up large inflatable with generator for Stoptober National Campaign.

  • Roadshows

    Sampling at various events. Working on a Quit Smoking Campaign for the NHS. Stamp out Stigma for NHS, Nescafe - Green Blend. Muller, Nature Valley - cereal bars. Richmond Ham Hair & Beauty Products. Kerry Low Low, Richmond ham, P&G Olympic events. Arm & Hammer, Weetabix, Slim Fast

  • Sales

    Hair & Beauty Products, Holidays, Caravan & Motor Homes, Beds & Mattresses, Food, Fragrance, Windows, Alarms, Electrical, Remington, Panasonic, Phillips, Shavers, Styling Devices and Toothbrushes. Newspapers, Self tan,Coffee Machines & Kitchen appliances, Newspapers, Many QVC products

  • Sampling

    Food & Drinks in Co-op and ASDA Supermarkets and at Country Houses: Belvoir Presse, Harewood House, Kirkstall Abbey. Fragrance, Chewing Gum, Nescafe, Food, yogurt, cereal bars, Food demonstrations at Tesco, Asda, M&S, Morrisons, Makro, Cosco & Bookers. John West Tuna. Co-op - Natural Confectionary Company. Innocent Smoothies and waters. Studio Secrets skin primer, Brothers Cider, Compeed, Swedish meatballs, Alcohol,

  • Security

    At Morrison's staff event.

  • Technology

    Computer Literate,Keen digital photograher,Demonstrating mobiles, laptops and camera's. ECDL (European computer driving Licence) Tesco Broadband. Nokia N8 Mobile phone. Sonicare Toothbrushes, Hair Straightners, and epilators. Demonstrating CDM's & online banking in Natwest Bank. Motorola Xoom Training. All in one remote control. Demonstrating BlackBerry & Hauwei Handsets. Demonstrating Nintendo 3DS Exel & Mario Bros games. Sky Go Extra campaign

  • Van Sales

    Cold calling independant newsagents and convenience stores from a call list and offering pet foods to the retailers to increase sales and achieve targets. This role involved journey planning, professionally presenting a range of products, cash handling, banking and online reporting the results.

  • Acting

    Appeared as an extra in a Film called Blue Heaven with Frank Skinner.

  • Bar Person

    Served behind a bars at hotels, weddings, pubs, clubs, restaurants, racecouses, golf courses, casinos, private & corporate events

  • Car Driving License

    Full UK license. I am a very experienced driver.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Microsoft Word, Office, Excel, Databases, Internet, Email & Spreadsheets Ipad user. European Computer Driving Licence, Desktop publishing, Clait Touch typing skills

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Various photo editing & video editing programmes. Website building.

  • CRB

    Yes

  • Face Painting

    At school fates and Charity events, Street Party for Queen's Jubilee.

  • First Aid Certificate

    Achieved whilst on lifeguarding course

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    M2 - SUPPORT HEALTH, SAFETY AND SECURITY IN THE WORKPLACE, COSHH, Level 2 Award in Food Safety for retail Diploma in Health Studies

  • Make Up Artist

    Moritz trained colour consultant, City & Guilds Distinction in Makeup, An understanding of facial morphology including facial symmetry and bone structure; skin colour undertones, skin texture. Qualified with Natural Enhancement in Semi- Permanent makeup, Brows,Eyes and Lips.

  • Nail Technician

    City & Guilds Manicure Distinction. Exquisite Nails - Gel, Shellac, Acrylic nails & nail art & jewellery. Professional Beauty Shows Boots - demonstration & application of Broadway Nails

  • Own Transport

    I have an Estate vehicle. I have an excellent geographical knowledge of the UK & Im a blonde that can map read

  • Public Speaking

    Focus Groups. Tannoy announcements in Department stores, Training & conferences, Show & Exhibitions

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    Has been a hobbie from childhood, I'm still capable of skating forwards, backwards, turns & basic routines.

  • Qualifications

    City & Guilds Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy, Level 3 Diploma in Non-medical Nutritional Advice, Level 2 Award in Food Safety for retail, European Computer Driving Licence, Photography and Media Studies RBS - E learning Course Morrisons Accreditation Tesco Accreditation

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